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Lanier Tech graduates record class
Eight-year-old Heather Harrington hands her mother, Melinda, her tassel Friday as Melinda's mother, Nancy Payne, far left, and son Hunter 6, far right, look on prior to Lanier Technical Colleges commencement ceremony Friday night at Free Chapel Worship Center in Gainesville. Melinda Harrington earned an associates degree in early childhood care and education. - photo by Sara Guevara
GAINESVILLE — Lanier Technical College celebrated its largest graduating class Friday night, conferring 2,028 degrees in a ceremony at Free Chapel Worship Center.